Pediatric and Neonatal - Sore Throat (Pharyngitis) Evaluation and Strep Prediction (Attia)

Sore Throat (Pharyngitis) Evaluation and Strep Prediction (Attia)

Select Criteria:
Scarlitiniform rash present (2 points)
Cervical node swelling (1 point)
Tonsillar swelling or exudate (1 point)
No coryza (1 point)
Results: Total Criteria Point Count:
Strep Throat Likelihood
0 points:Low likelihood
1-3 points:Intermediate Likelihood
4-5 points:Higher Likelihood
  1. Attia MW, Zaoutis T, Klein JD, Meier FA. Performance of a predictive model for streptococcal pharyngitis in children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2001; 155: 687-91.
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